Lead Gameplay Programmer (UE4)

A new and bold game development studio with a mission to build cutting edge AAA entertainment for the 21st century. Founders are veterans in the online games, social games and crypto fields. They are fully funded and building a dream team of A-players who want to work with the best of the best and take their careers to the next level.


ABOUT THE ROLE

A world-class Lead Gameplay Programmer to manage and hold the technical vision for growing engineering team on the new product. The ideal candidate will be ready to hit the ground running, providing a split of leadership and hands-on coding as the team and project take shape. You will be responsible for building and leading a small engineering team. The Lead Gameplay Programmer is responsible for all technical  aspects of the project. They will oversee the technical development to completion and lead the engineering team in the production of high quality code and systems for the game.

 
RESPONSIBILITIES

Working closely with discipline leads to understand project requirements and translating those into technical teams and pipelines capable of achieving goals.
Working with internal development teams and creative teams to coordinate delivery of project milestones.
Working with production teams to scope, plan, schedule, and execute high-quality features and content.
Managing day-to-day development issues, attempting to predict and avoid problems, while being prepared to troubleshoot and provide a resolution as needed.
Promoting and cultivating a productive and energetic culture within the team and studio, while assisting in maintaining a positive team morale and productive work environment.


REQUIREMENTS

7+ years of game development experience.
Shipped at least two AAA quality video games for PC or Console.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
Experience leading a team of engineers in AAA game development environment.
Strong programming background and C++ knowledge.
Hands-on experience with Unreal Engine 4
Experience with multiplayer and online game systems.
Ability to understand and improve development pipelines and processes
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment with multiple stakeholders


DESIRABLE

Hands on experience with MMO or RPG game development.
Experience working on a distributed team spread across several time zones.


WHAT THEY OFFER

Fully remote work, with a yearly company offsite
Experience working with gaming veterans who’ve created titles with a gross aggregate revenue of over $1B USD
Flexible 25 days off per year (holidays + local national holidays)
Experience creating a new IP with franchise potential
Stock options




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